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model s fire in the state of tennessee. phil lebeau has details on that one. phil? >> and, bill, we're still trying to get exact details about what happened with this tesla model s fire. take a look at these pictures provided to us by the tennessee highway patrol. these are shots of the model s after the fire was put out. the driver was uninjured. got out of the car. he apparently drove over a tow hitch in the road. that punctured the battery compartment. by the way, as you're looking at this, this is the third model s fire in the last six weeks. and for tesla shares, it has added to what has been a terrible couple of days. in fact, this is the worst two day drop for tesla shares in more than three years. tesla says it is sending a team of investigators to tennessee to investigate what happened. as for the federal government, the national highway traffic safety administration tells us that it will contact the local authorities who are looking into the incident to determine if there are vehicle safety implications that merit agency action. tesla has sold more than 19,000 model s vehi
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than 30 miles and depending you you're traveling there is good news and bad news. phil lebeau explains. >> reporter: there is good news and bad news for those traveling this thanksgiving weekend. let's start with the good news. gas prices 3.$3 3.20 a gallon. >> people will travel more than when it was close to $4. >> i think more people will travel. i think for sure, but is it really cheaper? no, not that cheaper. >> reporter: the average amount expected to be spent on thanksgiving trips this year will be $465. experts disagree about whether or not the overall amounts spent on trips will be the same or dip a little lower. for its part, the u.s. travel association expects the amount spent on thanksgiving travel to be up 1 to 2%. >> when it comes to travel, people will travel to see families, to be with friends and that will mean a lot of congestion at the airports. >> reporter: the bad news for thanksgiving travelers is reserve for the 3 million who are flying. travel os city says the average round trip is $415, up almost 7%, mainly because planes will be packed and airlines have few if
are expanding and adding more assembly lines. not here in the u.s. but in mexico. phil lebeau has the story. >> reporter: it looks like any other auto plant in the year but nissan's lines in mexico represent the latest surge in north america for the japanese auto maker. >> we're building a second plant, 175,000 cars a year. capable of doing four cars, mexico becoming the export hub for americas return nissan's expansion is one reason mexico passed canada and closing the gap with the u.s. for car production. >> mexico is proven for a long time and not just years but for a long time for us it's a fantastic world class quality operation. >> reporter: what's driving mexico's auto boom? the country's central location and numerous trade agreements allow auto companies to export from there to europe, even asia. auto makers make a fraction of the wage line workers make north of the border. >> somebody in mexico might make 3 or $4 an hour. an out toe worker in ohio might be making five to eight times more than that. >> reporter: the brookings institute estimate half of the auto jobs will be in mexic
. tesla gearing up to report earnings just a few hours from now. phil lebeau is behind the wheel in chicago for us. hey, phil. >> sue, you know with a stock like tesla and company like tesla a lot of people wait lot of crazy ideas about what's important behind the conference call. we've got the three numbers that you need to focus on and why they are the key to that conference call coming up on "power lunch." [ imitating car engine ] that's mine. ♪ that's mine. that's mine. ♪ come on, kyle. ♪ [ horn honks ] that's mine...kyle. [ male announcer ] revenge is best served with 272 horses. get the best offers of the season now. lease this 2014 ats for around $299 a month with premium care maintenance included. ♪ [ male announcer ] once, there was a man who found a magic seashell. it told him what was happening on the trading floor in real time. ♪ the shell brought him great fame. ♪ but then, one day, he noticed that everybody could have a magic seashell. [ indistinct talking ] [ male announcer ] right there in their trading platform. ♪ [ indistinct talking continues ] [
's earnings. phil lebeau has been looking at that. this has been the momentum stock of the year. what did they deliver on earnings? >> it was better than what the street was expecting. 12 cents per share versus the street expecting 11 cents a share. there was a whisper number of 17 cents a share. some will be disappointed. when you look at revenues, light of what many of expecting coming into $431 million -- excuse me, a little above. $603 million versus $553 million. then the question of deliveries of the model s. this was the crucial number, maria. for the third quarter, tesla delivering 5500 model s vehicles. many on wall street were expecting closer to 5700 or 5750. keep in mind, tesla's own guidance was for 5,000 deliveries so they'll say, listen, we exceeded it by 500. again, it's all about expectations. 5,500 model s delivered last quarter. they did beat the street by a penny, earning 12 cents a share. back to you. >> the stock is -- well, initially traded down. looks like it's bouncing on that, on the chart. really an active chart tonight on tesla. want to get straight to the anal
. will the investigation put a dent into future sales? phil lebeau to answer that question for us at the auto show in los angeles. phil? >> hi, tyler. what's interesting is we're hearing a lot from elon musk on twitter today. we'll give you a taste of that in a little bit. let's focus on what this investigation regarding the model s is about. it's focusing on two battery fires here in the u.s. one last month just outside of seattle, washington, that's where this video is from, and another one earlier this month in tennessee. both of those fires are the focus of the investigation. by the way, nobody was hurt or killed in either of those fires, of which elon musk referenced on twitter today, he's been tweeting out about the fact that they are now the focus of an investigati investigation. he writes what makes this incredibly unjust is that the model s to date has the best safety record of any car on the road an then puts in parentheses, no injuries or deaths ever. it is still unclear whether this investigation will actually lead to a recall. it's not uncommon that they will do an investigation and then at
cars. and our phil lebeau is on-site mingling with the top auto ceos. >> hey, tyler, electric cars a big theme at the show this year. this is one of the new ones introduced, volkswagen's e gulf we'll talk with the head of volkswagen of america when "power lunch" returns. [ bagpipes and drums playing over ] [ music transitions to rock ] make it happen with the all-new fidelity active trader pro. it's one more innovative reason serious investors are choosing fidelity. get 200 free trades when you open an account. >>> day two of the l.a. auto show and cnbc is all over the hottest cars or phil lebeau is. he's on-site with the first on cnbc interview with the ceo of volkswagen of america. phil? >> thank you, tyler. i'm here with jonathan browning the gentleman who runs volkswagen of america and we're standing in front of your newest vehicle you unveiled the e gulf, e for electric. how much due mand is out there in your opinion in terms of electric vehicle? >> the electric vehicle demand is a small minority of the total market price but it's growing. for example, in our long-term plannin
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, taking aim at higher wages. phil lebeau is there. >> brian, we're here in the south side of chicago. are they protesting for wagers with workers who actually work at walmart? we'll talk about that after this break. [ tires screech ] ♪ [ male announcer ] 1.21 gigawatts. today, that's easy. ge is revolutionizing power. supercharging turbines with advanced hardware and innovative software. using data predictively to help power entire cities. so the turbines of today... will power us all... into the future. ♪ [ male announcer ] this december, experience the gift of unsurpassed craftsmanship at the lexus december to remember sales event. some of the best offers of the year. this is the pursuit of perfection. you can fill that box and pay one flat rate. how naughty was he? oh boy... [ male announcer ] fedex one rate. simple, flat rate shipping with the reliability of fedex. [ male announcer ] fedex one rate. (announcer) at scottrade, our clto make their money do more.re (ann) to help me plan my next move, i take scottrade's free, in-branch seminars... plus, their live webinars. i use
, our own phil lebeau with more details on that. >> reporter: good morning, kate. we're here at the l.a. auto so where as they get ready to open the show, a lot of talk is about what's happening with tesla. a few minutes ago, this tweet from elon musk, the ceo of tesla. he says why does a tesla fire with no injury get more media headlines than 100 gas car fires that kill hundreds of people per year? what he's referencing is the fact that the national highway traffic safety administration has opened a formal investigation into the model s battery fires. in doing so the agency said the investigation was prompted by recent incidents in washington state and tennessee that resulted in battery fires due to undercarriage strikes with roadway debris. nobody was injured, nobody was killed in either of the tesla model s fires and tesla this morning said it asked the national highway traffic safety association to launch a formal investigation. it brings up the question, will there be a rrl? this is what elon musk said at the deal book contract just last week when andrew ross sorkin asked him abo
to lagging sales. our phil lebeau explains in chicago. hey, phil. >> reporter: this is about the new vehicle that lincoln has unveiled today, called the mkc. let's look at it. it's really a small crossover utility vehicle. they're calling it a small suv. but it's built on a car platform. it will start at just under $34,000. now, lincoln is hoping the mkc captures the growing demand for small suvs and luxury crossover utility vehicles. year-to-date, lincoln sales down 3%. they've had no traction at all, while the luxury market overall is up 11%. but the head of lincoln says he believes things are starting to turn around. >> as the luxury business is about brand, it's about contribution margin, and it's about customers buying the best product. and we are really pleased to see that our price on the new mkc are up almost $6,000. our hybrid mix is over 30% now, which is something we didn't expect, frankly. >> reporter: so there are some metrics that are moving in favor of lincoln, which really has been stuck in the mud for a long time. but jim farley thinks they can bring it around. the showrooms
. anyway, more on that plus walmart has a different kind of fight on its hand. phil lebeau at a walmart worker protest. one problem, the walmart workers didn't really show up as part of the protests. a live report on that still ahead. that's mine. ♪ that's mine. ♪ that's mine. ♪ come on, kyle. ♪ [ horn honks ] that's mine...kyle. [ male announcer ] revenge is best served with 272 horses. now get the best offers of the season. current lessees with an expiring lease get this 2014 ats for around $299 a month. ♪ (announcer) scottrade knows our and invest their own way. with scottrade's smart text, i can quickly understand my charts, and spend more time trading. their quick trade bar lets my account follow me online so i can react in real-time. plus, my local scottrade office is there to help. because they know i don't trade like everybody. i trade like me. i'm with scottrade. (announcer) ranked highest in investor satisfaction with self-directed services by j.d. power and associates. >>> there were protests scheduled outside walmart stores across the country but the funny thing is
the industry. phil lebeau is in mexico with carlos goen. phil, over to you. >> reporter: thank you, kelly. we have a busy day in new york, and also a busy day here in mexico. and carlos is joining me, chairman of nissan-renault. a lot of the plant here, why now? >> yes, we're already here. >> correct. >> we have a plant that's full. 175,000 cars a year capacity, capable of doing four cars. but it will be filled with one car, the central behind me, demand is strong in the united states, and very strong, also, in mexico. little by little, mexico is becoming an export hub for the americas. >> the weaker yen. obviously, you're more diversified than many of the japanese counterparts around the world. how much has it benefited you? does it make it a little -- put less pressure on you to diversify the base even more? >> no, i said when the end was 75 or 76, we need to hit 100 in order to -- for the end to be neutral. we're there. i think it's neutral for the moment. i don't think there's an advantage. i don't think there is a handicap. we are much more diversified than our competitors in japan. we f
satisfaction. but, of course, this comes as the car is also under some government scrutiny. phil lebeau caught up with the head of national highway safety, the safety at administration late yesterday about its investigation into the tesla s. >> once we made that decision and once we talked to tesla about that decision, they were more than open about saying we want the highest level of scrutiny, we want to cooperate with you on every level of this investigation. they feel very strongly about the quality and safety of their vehicles. we have a lot of questions to have answered. they're willing to step forward to the plate and be collaborative is very positive. >> that's a very positive statement from the government. usually it's much more contentious. take a look at what strictland had to say about how long the investigation might take. >> no time frame. we really want to get this done right. sometimes investigations take a week, sometimes they can take several months. i have no notion or real indication how long this will take. but with tesla being willing to be proactive, hopefully it will be
happy. >>> some walmart workers and their supporters protesting low wages today. phil lebeau joins us with more. >> reporter: behind me about 75 people protesting low wages at walmart. we asked these people how many of you actually work for walmart? we found 3 people of the 75 who actually work for walmart. brings up the question why are these people protesting at this walmart and supposedly 15 wall marts around the country. they believe they should be bringing the minimum wage up to $12.50 an hour. in their words, that's the right way to help the workers earn more. >> it's about the choice that the company makes. at the end of the day, it is not fair that we as american taxpayers have to add to the bottom line of the most profitable company in america. we're talking about the world's largest employer. they can, indeed, afford to pay higher wages. >>> and again, the minimum wage for walmart workers is $8.80. it's a number of groups coming together, calling themselves jobs for justice. walmart has 1.4 million employees in the u.s. and the ceo says they do pay higher than most other ret
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